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Daily Mirror
Daredevil speedster Guy Martin builds WW1 tank in tribute to British engineerstowards them with all guns blazing. The assault by 376 tanks – intended to bre
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 hours ago
towards them with all guns blazing. The assault by 376 tanks – intended to break the bloody stalemate at Passchendaele and Ypres – pushed five miles in to enemy territory. But within 24 hours 179 were out of action. Most had broken down, with only... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Charles C. McLean holds Remembrance Day ceremonystory of Dr. McRae. “In May 1915, one of Dr. John McCrae’s closest friends and
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 2 days ago
story of Dr. McRae. “In May 1915, one of Dr. John McCrae’s closest friends and comrades, was killed in the trenches near Ypres, Belgium. He was buried in a humble grave with a simple wooden cross. Wild poppies bloomed between the crosses marking... Read more
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Bury Times
School pupils travel to Belgium commemorate fallen Bury soldiersduring the Battle of Passchendaele. The theme of the 24th annual Battlefields
Bury Times / Posted 3 days ago
during the Battle of Passchendaele. The theme of the 24th annual Battlefields Tour was the fighting which raged around Ypres during the latter half of 1917. As in previous years, the tour focused on the stories of Bury Grammar Old Boys and... Read more
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Daily Record
North Ayrshire pays tribute to war dead with remembrance servicesDay this year has been particularly emotional for me, as my grandfather was kil
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
Day this year has been particularly emotional for me, as my grandfather was killed in battle, exactly 100 years ago in Ypres, France. “When I was standing at the memorial outside the Townhouse on Sunday, waiting to lay the wreath on behalf of... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norfolk school’s poignant tribute to First World War fallenthink about the vastness of the land and the conditions the men fought in.” Th
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
think about the vastness of the land and the conditions the men fought in.” The project follows a trip the pupils made to Ypres in commemoration of the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele. They visited trench systems, learned about medical... Read more
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Oxford Mail
New exhibition remembers the fallen in last years of the First World Warbravery in the face of the enemy. He is buried at Brandhoek New Military Commo
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
bravery in the face of the enemy. He is buried at Brandhoek New Military Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery in Ypres, Belgium. On the 100th anniversary of his death, St Peter's College in Oxford urged people to see a collection of the... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Commander's luncheon goes back in history1917 that the British launched a major offensive against German forces holding
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 4 days ago
1917 that the British launched a major offensive against German forces holding Passchendaele ridge, overlooking the city of Ypres, Belgium. If the Allies could break through the German front lines in Belgium, they could advance to the coast and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
United Kingdom Defence Adviser's Speech At 2017's Remembrance Day Luncheonof the RAF Regiment. And HE Mr Iain Walker has this year particularly noted the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
of the RAF Regiment. And HE Mr Iain Walker has this year particularly noted the 100th anniversary of the Third Battle of Ypres, which history recalls as Passchendaele - a word that still evokes visions of hundreds of thousands of men dying upon... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Kernels: In Flanders Fields the poppies blowheart. Turn the clock back to May 2, 1915. Thousands of Canadian soldiers had b
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 5 days ago
heart. Turn the clock back to May 2, 1915. Thousands of Canadian soldiers had been flung into the heart of the battle in Ypres in Belgium. Here in the fight for Europe, man’s inhumanity to man nosedives to new depths of human depravity, chlorine... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Petawawa honours Canada's war deadWorld War Saturday. Much like the weather when our troops left their trenches
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 6 days ago
World War Saturday. Much like the weather when our troops left their trenches to take the Passchendaele ridge overlooking Ypres, Belgium, residents, veterans and servicemen and women were greeted with a fresh sprinkling of snow as a crowd of... Read more
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The North West Star
Remembrance Day services in Mount Isa remember those taken by warMick Lowcock told of his own family connection to a departed soldier in Belgium
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
Mick Lowcock told of his own family connection to a departed soldier in Belgium. “I had the opportunity in June to visit Ypres in Belgium, because a great uncle of mine from Bowen had enlisted in the Australian Army in 1916 at the age of 22 and... Read more
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Manning River Times
Remembrance Day commemorations at Taree | photos and videothings,” he said. The Wingham Memorial Town Hall was also filled with resident
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
things,” he said. The Wingham Memorial Town Hall was also filled with residents, RSL members and public school students. One hundred years ago on November 10, the series of First World War battles known as the Third Battle of Ypres came to an... Read more
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Manning River Times
Remembrance Day ceremony at Taree | photos and videoit themselves.” The Wingham Memorial Town Hall was also filled with residents,
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
it themselves.” The Wingham Memorial Town Hall was also filled with residents, RSL members and public school students. One hundred years ago on November 10, the series of First World War battles known as the Third Battle of Ypres came to... Read more
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Quesnel Cariboo Observer
The down and dirty battle of Passchendaele and the sacrifices madeRidge. Not far from Vimy Ridge, another centenary for another battle is coming
Quesnel Cariboo Observer / Posted 6 days ago
Ridge. Not far from Vimy Ridge, another centenary for another battle is coming up for what was called the Third Battle of Ypres. It has become better known as Passchendaele. This battle was for control of the ridges south and east of the city of... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Watts: Books capture the meaning, horror of warstories emerge -- stories of Niska's life among her kin and of Xavier's horrify
The Sudbury Star / Posted 7 days ago
stories emerge -- stories of Niska's life among her kin and of Xavier's horrifying experiences in the killing fields of Ypres and the Somme. The Deafening by Frances Itani. This is a story of Grania, the daughter of hard-working Irish hoteliers... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Communities gather for Remembrance services to remember the fallenPicture: TOM POTTER Woodbridge RBL president, Barrie Fisk BEM, whose grandfath
Ipswich Star / Posted 7 days ago
Picture: TOM POTTER Woodbridge RBL president, Barrie Fisk BEM, whose grandfather was in the Suffolk Regiment and fought at Ypres in the First World War, said: “Over the past six years, attendance for the services in Woodbridge has gone from about... Read more
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express
Prince Charles lays Remembrance Sunday wreath on Queen’s behalf amid health fearsof the First World War fell silent on the eleventh day, of the eleventh month,
express / Posted 7 days ago
of the First World War fell silent on the eleventh day, of the eleventh month, at the eleventh hour on Armistice Day. In Ypres, at the site of the World War 1 1917 Passchendaele battlefields, a poppy parade took place on Saturday. The battle,... Read more
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chroniclelive
Remembrance Sunday: 10 poignant imagesglobe would be drawn into the conflict, and the British homeland itself would c
chroniclelive / Posted 7 days ago
globe would be drawn into the conflict, and the British homeland itself would come under fire from the enemy. Names like Ypres, Passchendaele, and the Somme echo chillingly across the century since the war took place. Thousands of North East men... Read more
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Abbotsford News
A century later, two Abbotsford soccer teammates killed in First World War rememberedrate for the Canadian soldiers in those early battles. Kidwell did not arrive
Abbotsford News / Posted 7 days ago
rate for the Canadian soldiers in those early battles. Kidwell did not arrive in Europe in time for the Second Battle of Ypres (St. Julien) in April 1915, or at Festubert in May, 1915, where the other three were killed. But he may have been... Read more
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CTV News
Canadians mark 100 years since Battle of Passchendaele in BelgiumCanadians marched to the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium, on Saturday, to mark the
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
Canadians marched to the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium, on Saturday, to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele and to remember the sacrifices made by soldiers in the First World War. The Menin Gate was built in honour of Canadian... Read more
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CBC.ca
Communities across Canada hold solemn Remembrance Day tributesthe APEC leaders summit. He also issued a statement. "Every generation of Cana
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
the APEC leaders summit. He also issued a statement. "Every generation of Canadians has answered the call to serve. From Ypres to Dieppe to Korea to Afghanistan, our servicemen and women have shown courage as a matter of course, and stood... Read more
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BC Local News
A century later, two Abbotsford soccer teammates killed in First World War rememberedrate for the Canadian soldiers in those early battles. Kidwell did not arrive
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
rate for the Canadian soldiers in those early battles. Kidwell did not arrive in Europe in time for the Second Battle of Ypres (St. Julien) in April 1915, or at Festubert in May, 1915, where the other three were killed. But he may have been... Read more
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BC Local News
Remembrance Day: Thrift store find recalls forgotten soldierZengel, VC, MM, August 1918. Name a famous (or infamous) battle of the First W
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
Zengel, VC, MM, August 1918. Name a famous (or infamous) battle of the First World War and the 5th Battalion was there: Ypres, Gravenstafel, St. Julian, Festubert (the latter two names have strong Cowichan connections), Mount Sorrel, the Somme,... Read more
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Lake Cowichan Gazette
Remembrance Day: Thrift store find recalls forgotten soldierZengel, VC, MM, August 1918. Name a famous (or infamous) battle of the First W
Lake Cowichan Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
Zengel, VC, MM, August 1918. Name a famous (or infamous) battle of the First World War and the 5th Battalion was there: Ypres, Gravenstafel, St. Julian, Festubert (the latter two names have strong Cowichan connections), Mount Sorrel, the Somme,... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Millions fall silent on Armistice Day to remember war deadat the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
at the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx The event will mark the centenaries of women’s service in... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Millions fall silent on Armistice Day to remember war deadat the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 days ago
at the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx The event will mark the centenaries of women’s service in... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Millions fall silent on Armistice Day to remember war deadat the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
at the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx The event will mark the centenaries of women’s service in... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Millions fall silent on Armistice Day to remember war deadat the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
at the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx The event will mark the centenaries of women’s service in... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Millions fall silent on Armistice Day to remember war deadat the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
at the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx The event will mark the centenaries of women’s service in... Read more
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Bury Times
Millions fall silent on Armistice Day to remember war deadat the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final
Bury Times / Posted 8 days ago
at the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx The event will mark the centenaries of women’s service in... Read more
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Gazette
Millions fall silent on Armistice Day to remember war deadat the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final
Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
at the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx The event will mark the centenaries of women’s service in... Read more
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guardian-series
Millions fall silent on Armistice Day to remember war deadat the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final
guardian-series / Posted 8 days ago
at the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx The event will mark the centenaries of women’s service in... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Millions fall silent on Armistice Day to remember war deadat the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
at the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx The event will mark the centenaries of women’s service in... Read more
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Harrow Times
Millions fall silent on Armistice Day to remember war deadat the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final
Harrow Times / Posted 8 days ago
at the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx The event will mark the centenaries of women’s service in... Read more
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This is West Country
Millions fall silent on Armistice Day to remember war deadat the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final
This is West Country / Posted 8 days ago
at the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx The event will mark the centenaries of women’s service in... Read more
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Gazette News
Millions fall silent on Armistice Day to remember war deadat the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final
Gazette News / Posted 8 days ago
at the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx The event will mark the centenaries of women’s service in... Read more
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Bolton News
Millions fall silent on Armistice Day to remember war deadat the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final
Bolton News / Posted 8 days ago
at the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx The event will mark the centenaries of women’s service in... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Millions fall silent on Armistice Day to remember war deadat the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 8 days ago
at the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx The event will mark the centenaries of women’s service in... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Millions fall silent on Armistice Day to remember war deadat the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
at the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx The event will mark the centenaries of women’s service in... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Millions fall silent on Armistice Day to remember war deadat the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 days ago
at the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx The event will mark the centenaries of women’s service in... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Millions fall silent on Armistice Day to remember war deadat the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final
Croydon Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
at the Royal Albert Hall. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx The event will mark the centenaries of women’s service in... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
One century after Battle of Passchendaele St Peter Mancroft hosts moving memorialchairs from St Audomarus Church in the Belgian village of Passchendaele. It was
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 8 days ago
chairs from St Audomarus Church in the Belgian village of Passchendaele. It was completely rebuilt after the war after Ypres was torn apart by ferocious fighting. Each chair represents the casualties of one year of the conflict. The... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Armistice Day silence as millions remember dead of Britain’s warsled by the Duke of Gloucester. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
led by the Duke of Gloucester. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx Later, the Queen will be joined by members of the Royal... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Armistice Day silence as millions remember dead of Britain’s warsled by the Duke of Gloucester. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 days ago
led by the Duke of Gloucester. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx Later, the Queen will be joined by members of the Royal... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Armistice Day silence as millions remember dead of Britain’s warsled by the Duke of Gloucester. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
led by the Duke of Gloucester. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx Later, the Queen will be joined by members of the Royal... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Armistice Day silence as millions remember dead of Britain’s warsled by the Duke of Gloucester. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
led by the Duke of Gloucester. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx Later, the Queen will be joined by members of the Royal... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Armistice Day silence as millions remember dead of Britain’s warsled by the Duke of Gloucester. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
led by the Duke of Gloucester. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx Later, the Queen will be joined by members of the Royal... Read more
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Bury Times
Armistice Day silence as millions remember dead of Britain’s warsled by the Duke of Gloucester. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its
Bury Times / Posted 8 days ago
led by the Duke of Gloucester. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx Later, the Queen will be joined by members of the Royal... Read more
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Gazette
Armistice Day silence as millions remember dead of Britain’s warsled by the Duke of Gloucester. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its
Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
led by the Duke of Gloucester. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx Later, the Queen will be joined by members of the Royal... Read more
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guardian-series
Armistice Day silence as millions remember dead of Britain’s warsled by the Duke of Gloucester. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its
guardian-series / Posted 8 days ago
led by the Duke of Gloucester. Our Flanders poem installation has reached its final destination at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Read more https://t.co/7HkbVcirWqpic.twitter.com/tPPrNrSYQx Later, the Queen will be joined by members of the Royal... Read more
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